November 8, 2018 - Global EPC Gen2 UHF RFID Regulatory Status

GS1 have released an update of their guide to the regulatory status for using RFID in the EPC Gen2 (860 to 960 MHz) band of the UHF spectrum

You can download the guide at GS1 UHF Guide

October 30, 2018 - RFID Professional Institute Remote Exams

The RFID Professional Institute have completed the development and testing of their facility for candidates to take the Institute exams remotely.

Candidates have been able to take the exams in person since 2014 but many candidates expressed a preference to be able to take the exams at any time and in their own environment.

October 21, 2018 - RFID Professional Institute Professional Level

The RFID Professional Institute have completed the development and testing of their Professional Level Certification exam.

You can see details of this exam at Professional Level

August 1, 2018 - EU Regulation Update

AIM, GS1, Connectwave and RAIN have successfully lobbied the European Union to allocate bandwidth in the 915 - 921 MHz range for UHF passive RFID

Starting February 2019 three channels of 4W ERP will be available at

  • 916.3 MHz
  • 917.5 MHz
  • 918.7 MHz

You can see the complete story at

EU Regulation Update | Power in Numbers Proves Successful

June 14, 2018 - RFID Tags As Sensors

A team at the MIT Auto-ID Lab,a founding member of the global group of uto-ID Labs, have developed a new Gen2 tag that can sense spikes in glucose in the air and send that information back to the reader.

The development team included the legendary Professor Sanjay Sarma who led the development of the original EPC concept and protocol.

You can see the full story at MIT News


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